Issue with uploading subtitles.

4 posts in this topic

Posted

Hello,

I hope I am posting in the right sub forum. I made a subtitle file containing approximately 1100 lines.

Yet, after uploading it to addic7ed and downloading it from the site, the subtitle file contains only 7 lines.

It is obviously not the file's fault, since if I upload it somewhere else, I can download the full sub. Also I tried uploading with a different browser on addic7ed, but no luck.

How to fix this? Thanks.

 

The issue was that I wrote the time with ; instead of ,

Addicted will not recognize 00:01:00;000 --> 00:01:00;500, but will recognize 00:01:00,000 --> 00:01:00,500.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

How the file is saved is important too. When I upload a srt (resync subs) from my ubuntu pc (linux) I have to save the srt file with the option UTF-8 for Windows (not Macintosh or Unix).

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Hi @NeewaX,

I don't know which software you used but it's strange it let you put ";" instead of ",".

For sure Subtitle Edit & Subtitle Workshop don't let you do it.

And like @derrick45 said, always be sure to save your files in UTF-8 format before uploading on Addic7ed, or your sub might be all screwed up.

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Hi!

Tired of waiting for a non-HI version of Poldark S04E06 I made the necessary corrections myself, made sure I saved the SRT-file as UTF-8 and uploaded it as a new version.
Naturally I downloaded it immediately to check it – and naturally something went wrong with character encoding.

I have checked with the staff, and yes, files should be UTF-8, but it doesn't work for me.

I'm on a Mac and I have tried saving as UTF-8 from both TextEdit and Jubler, but to no avail.
The best result was some Windows encoding, which still left me with two hours of corrections after uploading.

Any suggestions?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

  • Member Statistics

    20,753
    Total Members
    6,268
    Most Online
    Newest Member
    Costa Dax
    Joined 11/19/2018 8:27 PM